McKinsey Forum 2019

André Penha

QuintoAndar Co-founder & CTO

André Penha is co-founder and CTO of QuintoAndar, a Brazilian company dedicated to using technology and design to simplify the entire residential rental market - for homeowners and tenants. André has a degree in Computer Engineering from Unicamp, and a master's degree in Computer Science from Stanford University. He has over 15 years of entrepreneurial experience, having funded an electronic gaming company in 2002 and participated in Tectoy Digital, Tectoy's game studio in 2006. André was also president of the Brazilian game developers association between 2007 and 2008. In 2012, he met Gabriel Braga in Stanford and together QuintoAndar, which is transforming the residential rental market in Brazil and is one of the fastest growing startups in the country.